Search Results: "Aryeh Neier"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"A life that encapsulates American progressivism over the past half-century in both its strengths and weaknesses—and who would argue against the fight to safeguard human civil and political rights?"
Human-rights partisan Neier (War Crimes, 1998) looks back over a career working with the ACLU, Human Rights Watch, the Open Society Institute, and the Soros Foundation. Read full book review >

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THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT by Aryeh Neier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A fact-filled, well-documented, pull-no-punches account by an insider."
From a noted activist, an authoritative history of the global human rights movement from the late 18th century to the present day, with emphasis on its development since the 1970s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Neier's hopes for future action may reflect an unrealistic confidence that judicial proceedings can produce justice, but given the state of human affairs, the need for justice is undeniable. (2 maps)"
An abiding commitment to justice brings a positive tone to a depressing subject. Read full book review >

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THE ILLUMINATED SOUL by Aryeh Lev Stollman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2002

"The sense of loss pervading these Holocaust-stricken pages is almost overwhelming—even if The Illuminated Soul does spend too much time on its least interesting character."
A studious young Jewish boy sees a wider and more exciting world after a beautiful and mysterious woman enters his family's house in Windsor, Ontario. Read full book review >

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THE FAR EUPHRATES by Aryeh Lev Stollman
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"A series of losses, and the acceptance of—and accommodations to—loss elevate the lyrical final pages into both a thoroughly satisfying elegy for all the things that cannot remain and an affirmation of our right and need to believe in the essential permanence of things and of the spirit."
A ruminative and wonderfully moving first novel about a sheltered boyhood and adolescence, tracing the confusions and pains visited on its sensitive protagonist by approaching maturity. Read full book review >

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THE DIALOGUES OF TIME AND ENTROPY by Aryeh Lev Stollman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2003

"An expert weaver, Stollman brings together themes of religion, science, and love into an emotional whole."
Stories about the everyday reverberate with magic and tragedy. Read full book review >